Centre for Assessment

About the Centre

NFER's Centre for Assessment develops assessments to the highest technical and educational standards for test publishers, government bodies and schools.

Our comprehensive in-house development processes and our expert team of researchers, statisticians and pre-test specialists ensure our assessments are reliable, fair and informative.

Our cutting edge computer-based formative assessments provide teachers with rapid and invaluable insight into their pupil’s knowledge and skills.

NFER’s assessment expertise rests on a solid foundation of research ranging from piloting and evaluation of new assessment models to research into effective test development, marking, administration, analysis and reporting methodologies.